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Hudson Valley Community College To Offer Classes at Shenendehowa, Malta Commons This Fall

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, June 12, 2001

Residents of southern Saratoga County will have a short, convenient drive if they are interested in taking college-level courses this fall. Hudson Valley Community College will offer more than 20 credit-bearing evening classes at Clifton Park's Shenendehowa High School and at Malta Commons during the fall semester.

Most classes will meet once a week from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the high school or at Malta Commons, located just off exit 12 of the Adirondack Northway.

Classes offered at Shenendehowa High School, located off of Route 146, will be: "Computer-Aided Drafting II," "The Short Story," "English Composition I," "English Composition II," "Financial Accounting," "Essentials of Math I" "Precalculus," "Sociology," "Developmental Psychology," "Economics II," "American History I," and "Human Development and the Family."

Classes offered at Malta Commons will include: "Public Speaking," "Intermediate Algebra," "Child Psychology," "Business Law I," "Correctional Services," "Criminal Justice and the Community," Introduction to Law Enforcement," and "Principles of Criminal Investigation."

Classes begin the week of September 4 and will run through the second week of December.

"Hudson Valley Community College is happy to provide these courses to the residents of southern Saratoga County," said President John Buono. "Our off-campus offerings are continuing to grow at schools, businesses and government agencies around the Capital Region."

For more information on any of Hudson Valley Community College's off-campus course offerings, contact the Office of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, 629-7338.

Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 50 degree and certification programs in four academic divisions: Liberal Arts and Sciences; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Business; as well as programs run through the Educational Opportunity Center offering certification programs in workforce and academic preparation. One of 30 community colleges in the SUNY system, the college is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.